Monday, August 12, 2013

Alone Yet Not Alone

'Alone Yet Not Alone' is a very good book, and I think it could be a family book
for kids 11+.  I am 11, as most of you know, and I loved it.

My overview:

On October 16th of 1755
Barbara Leininger, an 11 or 12 year old girl and her younger sister, Regina, are suddenly taken from all they know in an Indian attack while her brother, John, and their mother are gone in town. To make things worse,
the Indians killed Barbara and Regina's older brother and father and lit fire to their cabin. Leaving this sight in tears, filled with sadness, anger, and fear, the Indians lead them to where all the other captives are. Barbara and Regina are separated. Will Barbara ever see Regina again? What will the Indians do to her and her friend Marie? Will she end up being an Indian bride? Find out when you read "Alone Yet Not Alone."
Dive into this book, and I promise you it will be hard to put down.
Journey with Barbara on this magnificent adventure of faith, courage, and much more.
I don't want to tell you much because I don't want to ruin the book for you!

Description from the publisher:

About Alone Yet Not Alone (novelization):

Settled in the Blue Mountains of Pennsylvania, deep within America's new frontier, the Leininger family celebrates the blessings of a beautiful homestead and bountiful harvest. That is, until tragedy strikes with the beginning of the French and Indian War and the devastating raid known as the Penn's Creek Massacre. 
The lives of this simple, God-fearing family are forever altered when Barbara and Regina, two young sisters, are carried away by 
the Delaware tribe. Driven by their faith in God and the powerful bonds of family, Barbara and Regina hold firmly to the belief that they are never alone, even in their darkest hour, and that they will be reunited again. Rich in historical details, Alone Yet Not Alone is an inspirational, true story of a family caught in the cross fire of the French and Indian War. 
About The Author: 
Tracy Leininger Craven loves history and retelling real-life stories in her historical fiction books. She also loves spending her free time in the great outdoors with her husband David and their four children.

Alone Yet Not Alone (the book)
Written by: Tracy Leininger Craven
Publisher: Zonderkidz 
Paperback: 148 pages (Alone Yet Not Alone has been officially awarded five doves and is approved for ages 12+)

Find out more by clicking HERE and it will take you to the official site of alone yet not alone.

The Movie:
I have just found out they have a movie of Alone Yet Not Alone.  Opens September 27th.
(I highly suggest you read the book first.)
is just the beginning!

My mom received this book for free in exchange for an honest review.  This is my review.

 "Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

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